Bird Age Source
What is the average life span of a blue Jay?
Less than 10 years, one banded jay survived for 8 years. That is probably a
pretty long life for a bird the size of a jay. My guess is 5 years would be
Good luck with those Jays. They are fun, and noisy!
I did a Google search on "Blue Jay life span" and found this:
"The oldest blue jay studied by researchers in the wild lived to be 17 years
and 6 months old, most blue jays live to about 7 years old. One captive
female lived for 26 years and 3 months."
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Update: June 2012